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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1996. First edition. Octavo; pp 427; VG-/VG-; gray spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior, minimal wear to edges, former bookshop's label to rear; cloth has light soiling to exterior, strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges, deckled fore edges; interior clean; inscribed by author;.
New York, London, Toronto: Simon & Schuster, 1993. second printing. Octavo; G/G-; Burgundy spine with light blue & yellow text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj edges are worn w/some fraying; cloth spine & paper boards show some wear along edges; boards are strong & intact; text block has light wear on exterior edges, w/light smudges; ffeps are cracking from tail & head edges to midway along binding at hinge; pp 605 is slightly loose from binding; otherwise pages are unmarked & bound; pp 607.
New York: The New Yorker, 1944. 8vo., 6 double sided pages; VG; housed in a plastic bag; held together with one staple; some mild shelfwear and staining; date stated June 17, 1944; Pulitzer winner John Hersey reports a story about future president John F. Kennedy, here a Lieutenant, which involves the sinking of his craft and the rescue of his crew, PT 109, after it was run over and cut in half by a Japanese destroyer.; shelved case 1 or case 0 ephemera folder.
Limited Editions Club, 1983. Limited Edition, #1456/1500. Quarto, unpaginated VG; bound in full black aniline leather, title stamped in blind to front cover; housed in publisher's black slipcase, in black on spine; black text block edges; very slight rubbing and scuffing to slipcase; Signed on the colophon by John Hersey, Jacob Lawrence, and Robert Penn Warren, #1456/1500; with eight original silkscreens by Lawrence printed in eleven colors, with tissue guards; shelved case 7.
Garden City, New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Green/beige spine with black text; DJ has light edgewear, two very small (0.25") tears on edges; Boards strong, minor rubbing to corners, slight discoloration around edges; Textblock shows moderate foxing on exterior head, otherwise clean; 409pp.
Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 1955. Octavo; Second printing; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black print; DJ in mylar, creasing, tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, price-clipped; Boards in black cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight shelfwear, else clean and strong; Text block has pencil notation throughout, slight tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xii, 473 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Boston, MA: James R. Osgood and Company, 1873. illustrated edition. G. 8vo (7 3/4" tall) in brick red cloth boards, title on spine in gilt. Wear to boards; edges rubbed, significant scattered foxing to boards, light general wear otherwise to boards. Agetoning to textblock, light agetoning to pages, and scattered foxing to pages particularly to endpages. Tearing beginning to front gutter, binding slightly loose but intact. Previous owner's inscription to front endpage. 10 b&w photo heliotype images, all present. 268 pp. Shelved FIRST ALCOVE.
Albany, NY: J. B. Lyon Company, 1911. US Printing. thick Qto. VG-/ - no DJ. wide navy clothbund HB with stamped gilt-titling near head of spine with two puncture holes and just above tail a shiny coated segment with opaque white library coding. EX-LIBRIS, with abraded extremities, curved in board corners. gilt-stamped tilte on cover above an ivory, finely gold-accented seal; several superficial scratches. tipped in bookplate of prior owner on left fep. foxing present on fep/ffep, frontispiece, tissue cover and title page. subsequent textblock less affected but occasionally spotted up to the ffep. more than 75 illustrations titled and listed, presented in b/w on thicker semi-glossy sheets. no writing to interior. voluminous with thick lightly toned edges. as is. 534 pp.
Albany: J.B. Lyon Company, 1913. Second Edition. Large Octavo; pp 534; Good; navy spine with gilt text; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; minor wear to corners; slight rubbing to rear joint; strong boards; text block has mild toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue guard; profusely illustrated; light staining toward fore edges of pp 465-534; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Random House, 2001. Advance Reader's Copy (ARC/ Uncorrected Galley Proofs). Octavo in wraps, VG, spine is black with copper text: minor shelfwear, minor bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of wraps, one 1" crease to bottom edge of rear wrap. There is one long, superficial scuff on back wrap: the scuff is on the lowest third of the wrap, and the shine is dulled as a result. The copper color of the rear wrap is not affected by the rubbing. Binding strong and text clean. Book is now in protective plastic bag. Shelve locked fiction case.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Company, 1950. 572/1500. Octavo; pp 469; VG-/no-DJ; sunned red spine with gilt text to black bar; limited edition; 572 of 1500 numbered copies; cloth has lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; minor spots to exterior fore edge; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated; signed by author.
Boston: Samuel Walker, 1845. Second American Edition. Quartos, 2 volumes; VG; bound in contemporary polished calf, elegant gilt borders to boards, spine with gilt titling and tooling; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; mild rubbing and wear, primarily to corners; lower front hinges threatening to crack; With 41 full-page engraved plates as called for in Sabin, 39 of which are called for in the Binder's Instructions (10 in Volume 1 and 27 in Volume 2, including a map of north America), plus a frontispiece to each volume, plus 3 plates uncalled for: Tomb of Washington, Mount Vernon, Volume 2, page 452, states volume 1, page 319 - Exchange, New York, volume 2, page 392 - Custom House, Boston, volume 2 page 356; CO consignment; shelved case 1.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1990. First Edition. Octavo; pp 250; G+/G-; cream/copper spine with green, red and gray text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; mild rubbing wear to corners and edges; light stain inside dj; lightly sunned flaps; cloth shows very little wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has very light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean;.
Hartford: Press of Case, Lockwood and Brainard, 1870. Octavo; pp 612; G-/no-DJ; dark brown spine with gilt text; decorative embossed borders to panels; chips to spine edges; cracking to rear joint, midway along spine; worn corners; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; ex-library with markings inside; slight cracking to front gutter; illustrated;.
New York: Negro University Press, 1969. Volume eighteen only; Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Brown fabric spine with gilded text. Boards have general shelf wear, apart from that, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has Library of Congress stamp on front end paper and publication page, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 320.
Philadelphia: Published by the author, 1936. 10mo; pp 191; G/no-DJ; navy blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Fighting Parson of the American Revolution: A Biography of General Peter Muhlenberg Lutheran Clergyman, Military Chieftain and Political Leader; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior; minor wear to corners; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown with offset to ffep; light toning to interior; signed by author.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1977. Octavo; G; Hardcover; Spine, tan with gold print; Boards in tan cloth with gold print, light wear to corners, hinges, and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has slight tanning to endpapers, marginal notation in ink on p. 4, else clean and tight; ix, 207 pages, illustrated (2 b&w plates).
Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1989. First Edition. Small Octavo; pp 200; VG-/G; light blue spine with blue text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing to exterior; exterior has few chips; cloth has minor sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; inscribed by author to former U.S. Senator Harris Wofford;.
Tokyo: Kenkyusha, 1962. 10mo; pp 442; G+/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; full title: Commodore Perry's Visit to Okinawa, Selection from Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan; beige slipcase has age toned exterior, some wear to edges; cloth shows slight sunning to exterior, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; interior clean; English and Japanese text.
New York & London: Thomas Yoseloff, Publisher, 1959. new edition. Octavo; VG-/G; blue spine with white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar; dj has minor edge wear, exterior just has light rubbing; dj has price clipped front flap; cloth has slight smudges on panels which are otherwise strong & intact; text block has minor wear & pages have tight binding; previous owner's name on ffep; small tear at fore edge of p 613; deckled fore edge; pp 613.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1959. Sixth Printing. 10mo; pp 180; G-/G-; bluish green spine with black and white text; dust jacket shows slight stain to rear; rubbed fore edges; lightly sunned spine; modest wear to exterior; slight soiling to rear; minor chips to edges; light stains to flaps; mylar wrap; cloth has small stain to head front edge; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block shows some foxing to exterior edges; staining to first few pages at head edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
Orange, VA: Moss Publications, 1985. First printing. Small quarto; pp 166; VG/VG; blue spine with black text; number 430 of 1000 numbered, inscribed copies; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has minimal shelf wear, stickers to front flap; cloth has clean, light sunning to exteriors, strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges, embossed stamp encircling limited edition numbers to ffep, inscription to ffep; interiors clean;.
New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1993. Second Edition. large 8vo(s). VG/ - no DJ. pearlescent light blue wraps spines for both volumes in this set, their spine titling is in white and black capitals upon both spines. Volume I: 1630-1865, smooth spine, lightly handled interior and exterior. textblock sheets neat and clear throughout, outer edges likewise, 467 pp. ISBN# 0195077792. Volume II: 1865 to the Present, single center spine reading crease. textblock clean, its outer edges are a basic smooth ivory. 429 pp. TWO VOLUMES, separately paginated, make up this set. ISBN# 0195077814.
Newton Abbot, London, Vancouver: David & Charles, 1976. First edition. Octavo. VG- in good- dust jacket. Red spine with white lettering. Significant sun-fading to the top of the dust jacket panels and jacket spine. Sale sticker to bottom of front dust jacket panel. Covers, binding, and edges very good. Pages unmarked. 224pp.
Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society Press, 2006. Square quarto. VG/VG DJ. Inscribed by author on the title page; Dark grey spine with white text; dustjacket is mostly clean aside from some stains on the front and back cover; dj is slightly rubbed at the corner; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 253.
Washington, D.C. United States Government Printing Office, 1976. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; spine light blue with darker blue spine label, gilt lettering; boards strong, clean, light rubbing on edges from shelving, minimal other wear; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining. pp. 832. SHELVED IN AISLE 10.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1900. First Edition. Octavo, 477 pages; VG-; fully bound in green cloth, spine and front cover have gilt lettering; binding has wear along the top and bottom edges, with minor fraying at the top and bottom of the spine, minor bumping on the fore edge corners, has minor rubbing on both covers; pages have minor age toning and minor detachment in several locations; shelved case 1.
New York: Bonanza Books, 1955. Quarto; pp 244; G-/G-; beige spine with black and ivory text; dust jacket has age toning to exterior; some rubbing to edges; small sticker to front; cloth shows moderate sunning to exterior; mild wear to edges and corners; strong boards; text block shows slight foxing to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown, illustrated, with white print; DJ has small tears at spine ends, slight creasing to front top edge, mild shelfwear; Boards in red cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has penciled name on front flyleaf, red-tinted top edge, light amount of pencil notation throughout; 386 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1965. Octavo; VG-/G; Dark red spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has small tears and light fraying edges with lightly sunned and rubbed exterior, otherwise intact; Cloth has slightly sunned spine with minimal edge wear, panels are strong & sturdy; Text block has light foxing along fore edge exterior with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 386.
Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1946. Octavo; pp 403; G/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sun fading to exterior; moderate wear to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; cracked front gutter; blue pictorial endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: The Viking Press, Inc., 1959. Small Octavo; pp 312; G/G-; beige/red spine with beige and black text; dust jacket has moderate sunning to spine; slight soiling to exterior; chip to head edge; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Center of Military History, United States Army, 1993. Reprinted. Large Octavo; pp 748; VG/paperback; gray,green and beige spine with green text; full title: United States Army in World War II: The Mediterranean Theater of Operations: Northwest Africa: Seizing The Initiative in the West; covers are lightly sunned; minor wear to edges; sticker to spie; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; slight ink to ffep; illustrated with photographs; interior clean.
Springfield, IL: Abraham Lincoln Association, 1938. 12mo; pp 94; Good; 1/4 bound black spine with gilt text; brown marbled boards; no jacket; exterior has some rubbing wear to edges; moderate wear to panels; strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; previous owner's ex-libris plate to front pastedown; gift inscription to ffep; some underlining and marginalia to center text; good binding; NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Raleigh: E.M. Uzzell & Co., 1914. Octavo; pp 399+508; VG-; dark brown spines with gilt text; full leather bindings; newly rebound; decorative borders and tooling to boards; 2 volumes; exteriors show slight scratches; lightly sunned spines; strong boards; text blocks show slight toning to exterior edges; marbled endpapers; light cracks to endpaper gutter at front, vol. 2; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors clean; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcase next to Ephemera section.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1917. First limited edition. Octavo; pp 386; G+; light green slightly sun faded spine with red lettering; cloth shows minor wear to exterior and corners, slight soiling to boards, however boards intact; text block has darkened slight to fore edges, cracking to binding at pp 8-9, 208-9, previous owner's name and book plated to front pastedown, embossed stamp of former bookshop to title page, decked fore edges; interior clean;.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1893. 264/1000. Octavo; pp 353; G+/no-DJ; tan spine with black text to paper label; number 269 of 1000 limited, numbered copies; large paper edition; 1/4 cloth binding shows slight wear to exterior; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; top edge gilt; deckled fore edge; interior lightly toned; frontispiece with tissue guard; slight offset to title page from frontispiece; uncut pages; illustrated.
New York: The macmillan Company, 1948. Octavo; 2 volumes; Second printing; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, black with gold print; Boards in black cloth, minor wear to corners and spine caps, light shelfwear; Text blocks have owner stamp on front flyleaf, light tanning to endpapers, mild age-toning to paper; 2 volumes (xii, 1804 pages), frontispiece (port.).